African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
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Unidentified Photographer, African American Community at Nicodemus, Kansas, circa 1877-1890
File — Box 62: [Barcode: 32101103190953]
Scope and Contents Consists of eight glass plate negatives taken by an unknown photographer, documenting an African American community in the Great Plains or Semi-Arid West, which is likely Nicodemus, Kansas, a town in Graham County in northwestern Kansas founded by formerly enslaved people in 1877. The images depict African American people living on the Great Plains during the Reconstruction Era. Most shots show subjects posed in front of modest frame structures, including what appears to be a church or...
Dates: circa 1877-1890